|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Afton is 859. Afton, Iowa is the 10,874th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Afton was in 1990, when its population was 958. In 1990, Afton was the 9,980th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,874th largest city in the US. Afton is currently 10.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Afton has shrunk 6.0% since the year 2000. Afton, Iowa's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10868||Lamar, South Carolina||860||-15.4%|
|10869||Matinecock, New York||860||2.7%|
|10870||New Washington, Ohio||860||-12.7%|
|10876||East Ellijay, Georgia||859||34.2%|
|10877||New Summerfield, Texas||859||-14.1%|
|10879||Sutton, West Virginia||859||-14.9%|
|10880||Vanceboro, North Carolina||859||-4.4%|
The total voting age population of Afton, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 671. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.9% of the residents of Afton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Afton are 97.3% White, 2.2% Two or more races and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 2.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Afton, 9.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.1%. On a per-household basis, 5.8% of families are below the poverty line in Afton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.7% of Afton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.5% of Afton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.2% have a bachelor's degree and 2.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Afton residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Afton is 6.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Afton, 18.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Afton is $49,188.
In Afton, 75.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.7% of housing units in Afton.
Of all the housing units in Afton, 35.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Afton, 8.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Afton is $500.
In Afton, 73.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.